Tallahatchie County, Mississippi GenealogyEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
(<br> {{MSDC}})
(added vital records)
 
(38 intermediate revisions by 9 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
{{Mississippi-stub}}
+
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Mississippi Genealogy|Mississippi]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Tallahatchie County, Mississippi|Tallahatchie County]]''
  
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Mississippi]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Tallahatchie_County,_Mississippi|Tallahatchie County]]''  
+
Guide to '''Tallahatchie County, Mississippi ancestry, family history and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
 
+
<br>
+
  
 
{{MSDC}}  
 
{{MSDC}}  
 +
 +
{{Infobox U.S. County
 +
| county = Tallahatchie County
 +
| county_map = Mstallahatchie.jpg
 +
| state = Mississippi
 +
| state_map = Mississippi.png
 +
| latd =
 +
| longd =
 +
| founded year =  1833
 +
| founded date = 23 December 
 +
| seat = [[Charleston, Mississippi|Charleston]]
 +
| building image = Tallahatchie County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg|
 +
| building address = Tallahatchie County Courthouse<br>PO Box Drawer 350; <br>Charleston, MS 38921<br> Phone: 662.647.5551[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MS_Tallahatchie.htm  '''Tallahatchie County Courthouse''']]
 +
}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MS_Tallahatchie.htm [[Image:Tallahatchie County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]Tallahatchie County Courthouse]<br>PO Box Drawer 350; <br>Charleston, MS 38921<br> Phone: 662.647.5551<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1909. <br>Clerk Chancery Court has divorce and probate records from 1909 land records from 1858. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tallahatchie County, Mississippi page 383, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
+
[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/MS_Tallahatchie.htm Tallahatchie County Courthouse]<br>PO Box Drawer 350; <br>Charleston, MS 38921<br> Phone: 662.647.5551<br><br>Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1909. Clerk Chancery Court has divorce and probate records from 1909 and land records from 1858. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tallahatchie County, Mississippi page 383, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 +
 
 +
{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1" width="100%"
 +
|-
 +
| bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" width="100%" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" width="16.6%" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
 +
| align="center" width="16.6%" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
 +
| align="center" width="16.6%" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
 +
| align="center" width="16.6%" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Census|Census]]'''
 +
| align="center" width="16.6%" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''
 +
| align="center" width="16.6%" | '''[[{{PAGENAME}}#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" width="16.6%" | <br>
 +
| align="center" width="16.6%" | 1909<br>
 +
| align="center" width="16.6%" | <br>
 +
| align="center" width="16.6%" | <br>
 +
| align="center" width="16.6%" | 1858<br>
 +
| align="center" width="16.6%" | 1909<br>
 +
|}
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 +
 +
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/682859?availability=Family%20History%20Library Eskridge's Early history of Tallahatchie County, Mississippi] First published in 1904 and 1905, in The Tallahatchie Herald newspaper, Charleston, Mississippi.
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
Line 18: Line 51:
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 +
 +
For animated maps illustrating Mississippi county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/mississippi/ "Rotating Formation Mississippi County Boundary Maps"] (1785-1918) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 +
 +
==== Variant Spellings  ====
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 +
 +
For a list of record loss in Mississippi counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/ms-counties/#courthouse Mississippi Counties with Burned Courthouses]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
Line 27: Line 66:
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Coahoma County, Mississippi|Coahoma]]  
+
*[[Coahoma County, Mississippi Genealogy|Coahoma]]  
*[[Grenada County, Mississippi|Grenada]]  
+
*[[Grenada County, Mississippi Genealogy|Grenada]]  
*[[Leflore County, Mississippi|Leflore]]  
+
*[[Leflore County, Mississippi Genealogy|Leflore]]  
*[[Panola County, Mississippi|Panola]]  
+
*[[Panola County, Mississippi Genealogy|Panola]]  
*[[Quitman County, Mississippi|Quitman]]  
+
*[[Quitman County, Mississippi Genealogy|Quitman]]  
*[[Sunflower County, Mississippi|Sunflower]]  
+
*[[Sunflower County, Mississippi Genealogy|Sunflower]]  
*[[Yalobusha County, Mississippi|Yalobusha]]
+
*[[Yalobusha County, Mississippi Genealogy|Yalobusha]]
  
== Resources  ==
+
== Genealogy Resources  ==
 +
 
 +
==== Research Guides  ====
 +
 
 +
==== African Americans  ====
 +
 
 +
==== Bible Records  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
 
+
*1805 - 1890 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3556 Mississippi, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1805-1890] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 +
*1660 - 1820 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2234 U.S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 +
*1792 - 1866 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1125 Mississippi, State and Territorial Census Collection, 1792-1866] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 
{{Census|Mississippi}}  
 
{{Census|Mississippi}}  
  
Line 53: Line 100:
 
:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1880''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|1880 State Census Returns}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
  
==== Church  ====
+
:*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/583350?availability=Family%20History%20Library 1830 &amp; 1840 federal census of Scott County, Missouri&nbsp;: Mississippi County, Missouri, being part thereof at that time]
 +
 
 +
:*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/446344?availability=Family%20History%20Library 1860 census of Mississippi County, Missouri]
 +
 
 +
==== Church Records ====
 +
 
 +
{{MS Church Intro}}
 +
 
 +
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/986091?availability=Family%20History%20Library Mississippi Co. Missouri, St. Henry's Catholic Church baptism records, 1874-1930, Charleston, Mo.]
 +
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/986092?availability=Family%20History%20Library Mississippi Co., Missouri, St. Henry's Catholic Church marriage records, 1873-1930]
 +
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/986093?availability=Family%20History%20Library St. Henry's Catholic Church, Charleston, Mississippi County, MO, death register, 1880-1930] Viewable
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Land  ====
+
==== Genealogy  ====
 +
 
 +
==== Land and Property ====
 +
 
 +
{{MS Land}}
 +
 
 +
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/583353?availability=Family%20History%20Library 1845 list of taxable lands in Mississippi County, Missouri]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 +
 +
{{MS History}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
 +
 +
*[http://www.mapofus.org/mississippi/ Maps of Mississippi (1785-1918)]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*Civil War service men from Tallahatchie County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Tallahatchie County.&nbsp;<br>
+
===== Civil War  =====
 +
*1861 - 1865 {{RecordSearch|1932375|Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
 +
*1861 - 1865 {{RecordSearch|1932409|Mississippi, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index/images
 +
 
 +
*Men from Tallahatchie County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Tallahatchie County.&nbsp;<br>
  
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
Line 75: Line 146:
 
:- [[11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
 
:- [[11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry|11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry]]  
 
::Tallahatchie Guards Independent Cavalry
 
::Tallahatchie Guards Independent Cavalry
 +
 +
==== Naturalization  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
+
==== Occupations  ====
 +
 
 +
==== Probate Records ====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
 +
 +
{{MS Tax Intro}}
  
 
:*'''1834-1895''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
 
:*'''1834-1895''' - {{RecordSearch|1919687|County Tax Rolls}}, courtesy: [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch] - free.
Line 86: Line 163:
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries<br>  ==
+
{{MS Vital Intro}}
 +
 
 +
===== Birth  =====
 +
 
 +
*'''1805-1879''' - Tallahatchie County Birth Index 1805-1879. Batch {{IGI|C520322}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
 +
 
 +
===== Marriage  =====
 +
*1800 - 1911 {{RecordSearch|1680835|Mississippi, Marriages, 1800-1911}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
 +
*1776 - 1935 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=7842 Mississippi Marriages, 1776-1935] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 +
*1826 - 1900 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4585 Mississippi Marriages, 1826-1900] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 +
*1826 - 50 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3739 Mississippi Marriages, 1826-50] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 +
*to 1825 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2093 Mississippi Marriages to 1825] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
 +
*'''1856-1916''' - Tallahatchie County Marriage Books 2-11 Index 1856-1916 in [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index] at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f2/Igimississippip.pdf.</ref>
 +
 
 +
===== Death =====
 +
 
 +
===== Vital Record Substitutes  =====
 +
 
 +
== Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
 +
 
 +
See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/ms-society-archive/ Mississippi Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]&nbsp;
+
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
== Web Sites ==
+
== Websites ==
  
 +
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/mississippi/tallahatchie-county/ Tallahatchie County, MS History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
 +
*[https://plus.google.com/communities/111918998635232011689 Mississippi Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
 +
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/134148333326756/ Mississippi Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Tallahatchie|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
+
*{{FHL|Mississippi%2C+Tallahatchie|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
Line 101: Line 201:
 
<references />  
 
<references />  
  
{{Mississippi|Mississippi}}  
+
{{Mississippi|Mississippi}}{{Mississippi-stub}}  
  
[[Category:Mississippi_counties]]
+
[[Category:Mississippi_counties]] [[Category:Tallahatchie_County,_Mississippi]]

Latest revision as of 22:04, 16 April 2015

United States Gotoarrow.pngMississippi  Gotoarrow.pngTallahatchie County

Guide to Tallahatchie County, Mississippi ancestry, family history and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Hand and keyboard.jpg Mississippi
Online Records



Tallahatchie County, Mississippi
Map
Map of Mississippi highlighting Tallahatchie County
Location in the state of Mississippi
Map of the U.S. highlighting Mississippi
Location of Mississippi in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 23 December, 1833
County Seat Charleston
Courthouse
Tallahatchie County Mississippi Courthouse.jpg
Address Tallahatchie County Courthouse
PO Box Drawer 350;
Charleston, MS 38921
Phone: 662.647.5551Tallahatchie County Courthouse]

Contents

County Courthouse

Tallahatchie County Courthouse
PO Box Drawer 350;
Charleston, MS 38921
Phone: 662.647.5551

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage records from 1909. Clerk Chancery Court has divorce and probate records from 1909 and land records from 1858. [1]

Beginning Dates for Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Genealogy Government Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate

1909


1858
1909

History

Parent County

1833--Tallahatchie County was created 23 December 1833 from the Choctaw Cession.
County seat: Charleston [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Mississippi county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Mississippi County Boundary Maps" (1785-1918) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in Mississippi counties see: Mississippi Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Genealogy Resources

Research Guides

African Americans

Bible Records

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Genealogy census records online, see: Mississippi Census.


Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Mississippi denominations, view the Mississippi Church Records wiki page.

Court

Genealogy

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Mississippi Land and Property for additional information about early Mississippi land ownership. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Tallahatchie County, Mississippi Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Mississippi Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Civil War
  • Men from Tallahatchie County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Tallahatchie County. 
- 1st Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Company D - Tillatoba Grays
- 2nd Regiment, Mississippi Partisans [Also known as 2nd Partisan Rangers Cavalry/Ballentine’s]
Company I - Eskridge’s Company
- 32nd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry
Company F - Southern Farmers
- 11th Regiment, Mississippi Cavalry
Tallahatchie Guards Independent Cavalry

Naturalization

Newspapers

Occupations

Probate Records

Taxation

Mississippi tax records replace missing censuses and provide lists of residents during years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years. For more information, see Mississippi Taxation.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. Mississippi law did not require keeping birth or death records until 1912. Births and deaths are kept by the Mississippi Bureau of Vital Statistics. Marriage records are kept by the county. See also How to order Mississippi Vital Records or order electronically online.

See Mississippi Vital Records for more information on getting Mississippi records.

Birth
  • 1805-1879 - Tallahatchie County Birth Index 1805-1879. Batch C520322 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriage
Death
Vital Record Substitutes

Genealogy Societies and Libraries

See also a List of Mississippi Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tallahatchie County, Mississippi page 383, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 3.0 3.1 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f2/Igimississippip.pdf.

 

Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.


Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).

  • This page was last modified on 16 April 2015, at 22:04.
  • This page has been accessed 8,592 times.